World War 1 Poets

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World War I was the first major war in which virtually every country took part. Because of the large number of countries involved in this war, there were many casualties by the time everything returned to normal. This war had a long lasting impact on just about everything. During the four years of the war (1914-1918) the number of known dead has been placed at approximately 10,000,000 and about 20,000,000 wounded.(Langer) Although the numbers of injured …

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…war poets was Siegfried Sassoon. Sassoon was born on September 8th, 1886, at Weirleigh, in Kent, England. Siegfried Lorraine Sassoon was the second son of Alfred and Theresa Sassoon. Already, at the age of five, Sassoon started to experience some hardships when his parents separated. Sassoon went to college at Marlborough College for a year, he then transferred to Claire College in Cambridge. While at Cambridge, Sassoon studied both law and history but did not ea